House Oversight Committee Chairman May Run for House Speaker

Representative Jason Chaffetz may run for speaker after criticizing the frontrunner’s comments about the Benghazi investigation and Hillary Clinton.

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The Senate Quietly Edits Obamacare

Bill that would over­turn the Af­ford­able Care Act’s ex­pan­sion of the small-group in­sur­ance mar­ket.

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Play of the Day: How Presidential is Donald Trump?

The candidate has high negatives, but still leads in the polls.

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“Every­body thought Hil­lary Clin­ton was un­beat­able, right? But we put to­geth­er a Benghazi spe­cial com­mit­tee…. What are her num­bers today?" McCarthy said.

House GOP Looks to Regroup After McCarthy Benghazi Comments

Democrats are trying to capitalize on the likely next speaker’s assertion that put a partisan gloss on the Benghazi panel. Republicans want to move on.

Here's Why McCarthy’s Résumé Matters

The likely next speaker never chaired a committee and his legislative record is thin.

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton Deleted Her RSVP to the Debate

The Democratic frontrunner has problems with these kind of messages.

A Shutdown Has Been Avoided ... For Now

Lawmakers pass a stopgap spending bill to keep agencies open through Dec. 11.

Ex-Im Bank Wins Another Reprieve

Continuing resolution nearing passage includes funding many Republicans oppose.

Congress Moves Halfway to Averting a Shutdown

The Senate easily approved a short-term spending bill, and the House is set to follow suit.

Rep. Kev­in Mc­Carthy is running for House speaker.

McCarthy Credits Benghazi Committee with Hurting Clinton’s Poll Numbers

The House majority leader, running for speaker, said the GOP-led committee has helped erode the Democratic front-runner’s “unbeatable” aura.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (left) and House Speaker John Boehner.

Republican Leaders Preparing to Make Deal on Raising Spending Caps

It’s unclear how far they will be willing to go.

John Boehner's Attempt to Fix Things Before He Leaves Congress

He wants to "clean the barn up" before he leaves Congress. Here's what that could mean.